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Insect Dormancy:
an ecological perspective

H.V. Danks
1987
Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods)
Ottawa
ix + 439 pp.

This book is available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. Read or download the book chapter by chapter (see below). In order to read Acrobat files you need the Adobe Acrobat Reader.


List of Contents:

Preface and detailed table of contents  

Chapters:

1. General Introduction  

2. Definitions, Terminology and Classifications of Dormancy

3. Characteristics of Dormancy

4. Direct Control of Development

5. Timing of Suppressed Development: Diapause Stage and Sensitive Stage

6. Environmental Cues

7. Responses to External Cues in Induction

8. Responses to External Cues after Induction

9. Variation in Response

10. Integration of Responses

11. Cue Reception

12. Timers

13. Hormonal Control

14. Measurement and Description of Dormancy Responses

15. Overview, Structure and Evolution of Dormancy

References

Summary of the Book

Résumé de l'ouvrage

Author Index

Species Index

Subject Index 

 

 


For further information, please contact:

Biological Survey of Canada
c/o Entomological Society of Canada
393 Winston Avenue,  Ottawa, Ontario K2A 1Y8  Canada
BiologicalSurvey@gmail.com

 

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